Star Grass Shallow Water Plant – Pre-Order


This item will be released May 15, 2023.

Availability, size, and price vary at our local St. Louis store. Contact us for more info.

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**NOTE** This is a pre-order product. Shipping will begin when it is warm enough to safely ship your plant. CLICK HERE for estimated shipping dates.


STARRY NIGHT! From spring to fall, Star Grass produces star shaped white bracts that look like daisies! This plant looks beautiful along a pond’s edge- your pond will look like a night sky with all the stars!

WILDLIFE DELIGHT! Star Grass is a delight for bees and butterflies! They will love this plant just as much as you will!

MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They also provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!

BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place! Easy as that!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy!

Dichromena Colorata, also known as Star Grass, is a beautiful and unique ornamental grass! Star Grass has narrow blades of green that are adorned with star shaped white bracts that look like daisies atop the grass! These star-shaped bracts are present from spring to fall. This plant won’t just be loved by you, Star Grass also provides an oasis for butterflies and bees! Star Grass is hardy in zones 7-11 and performs best in full sun to part shade. This plant will be the perfect addition to your pond!


  • Common name: Star Grass
  • Botanical name: Dichromena Colorata
  • Bloom color: White
  • Bloom time: Spring through Fall
  • Plant height: 12′-18′
  • Plant spread: 18′
  • Light requirements: Full sun to part shade
  • Water depth: Up to 3′
  • USDA hardiness zones: 7-11

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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